This adapter converts a DVI female connector to an HDMI male connector or an HDMI male connector to a DVI female connector. It can be connected to the HDMI output of a computer's video card DVD player blu-ray player etc... And then a DVI cable can be attached to the output and connected to your computer monitor or older television with DVI input. The is a perfect adapter to convert between HDMI male to DVI 24+1 female and DVI 24+1 female to HDMI male - Connectors (Two-way Conversion): HDMI Male to DVI (24+1 pin) Female or DVI (24+1 pin) Female to HDMI Male